United States: Weekly Washington Healthcare Update - September 21, 2015

Last Updated: September 29 2015
Article by Stephanie A. Kennan, Charlyn A. Iovino and Amanda Anderson

This Week: President Obama Nominates Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Deputy Commissioner Robert Califf to Head the Agency... Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Estimate Says Eliminating the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Individual Mandate Would Reduce Budget Deficit by $305 Billion by 2025... Montana Submits Formal Medicaid Expansion Waiver to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

1. Congress


District Work Period: Sept. 21–Sept. 25

House Ways and Means Committee Marks Up and Approves Seven Health, Tax-Related Bills; Approves Two Small Affordable Care Act (ACA) Adjustments

The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing Sept. 17 to mark up seven bills, two of which are related to health care. The two bills, approved and reported out of the committee, were:

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